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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Charles DeForest Fredricks

Names:
Other: C.D. Fredricks 
Other: C.D. Fredricks & Co. 
Joint: C.D. Fredricks y Daries 
Joint: Fredricks & Weeks 
Dates:  1823 - 1894, 26 May
Born:  US, NY
Died:  US, NY, New York City
Active:  US / Argentina / Cuba / Brazil
 
  
American Daguerreotypist and photographer. He traveled to Venezula, Cuba (1856-58), Brazil and Argentina where he took the only Daguerreotype views that exist. In 1852 he had a studio at Calle Piedad 98, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was well known in New York for his carte de visite in the 1860s and took one of the most popular photographs of John Wilkes Booth (18381865). 
  
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[5-8] [Charles DeForest Fredericks] "Knickerbocker Gallery", 585 & 507 Broadway; made some stereoviews early, later mostly or entirely cab/CDVs, specialized in portraiture; one portrait view of the Japanese Embassy in NY. Offered catalog. B. 23, D. 94. Imprint also seen as "& Co.". 
  
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the United States of America, (National Stereoscopic Association)
Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.
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Charles DeForest Fredricks
Self-Portrait 
1873
 
  
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